byJoan Konner; National Broadcasting Company.; Films Incorporated.
Examines current methods for the disposal of radioactive waste. Shows the growing pileup of radioactive waste and the lack of safe and satisfactory means for its disposal. Producer, writer, and director, Joan Konner; camera, Houston Hall, et al. ; film editors, George Johnson, Clay Cassell ; electronic music, Pril Smiley ; consultants, Harry Woolf, Howard Seliger. Topics: Danger! Radioactive Waste, Radioactive waste disposal.
Ruth Gravanis, longtime board member of San Francisco Tomorrow, describes how the NIMBY's of Brisbane turned back a plan to burn San Francisco's garbage in a new incinerator in their town, leading to the now much-vaunted curbside recycling program in San Francisco. Topics: Recycling, garbage, solid waste, incinerators, NIMBY, San Francisco Tomorrow, Ruth Gravanis
Another interview in the series of Ecology Emerges inquiries, this one with Lenny Siegel long-time activist in the South Bay, director of the Pacific Studies Center, anti-war and anti-nuke activist, fighter against toxic waste, and much more... Topics: ecology, anti-war, environmentalism, left, toxic waste, anti-militarism, anti-nuclear
"Do The Rot Thing demonstrates the basic steps and shares simple tips that make composting at home fun and easy."-- description from box. Topics: vhs, ecology, compost, recycling, waste, alameda county Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
This film in the "Magic of the Atom" series was produced in 1964 by the Handel Film Corporation. "Atomic Power Production" explains how heat is created by the controlled chain reaction of atomic fuel in a reactor is converted to electrical power. The basic differences in these power reactors are discussed: the boiling-water reactor, the pressurized-water reactor, and liquid-metal-cooled reactor, and the organic-cooled reactor. The principal of the breeder reactor is... Topics: Electric Generation, Nuclear Reactor, Nuclear Power, Fossil Fuel, Uranium, Enrico Fermi Nuclear...
Demonstrates principles of solid waste management. Describes the problems of collecting and disposing of refuse, garbage, and other solid wastes, and outlines the technology of solid waste disposal. Illustrates various alternatives available to municipalities concurrently attempting to dispose of solid wastes economically while controlling air pollution SummaryPortrays America's solid waste problem and its relation to air pollution and water contamination. Outlines alternatives for community... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Refuse and refuse disposal, Integrated solid waste management, Water... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation